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Talking Heads – Casper Plantinga
Shot by Vincent Merino – Fashion Editor Daniëlle Kempen – Grooming Elise Haman – Fashion Assistant Roos Ofman – Model: Casper Plantinga at The Troopers // Jacket Paul Smith – T-Shirt Saint Laurent – Hat Demure
How and when did you become a model? I was shopping in Amsterdam when I got scouted by Sjaak Pul from The Troopers in August 2018. What are your interests/favourite things? I find myself curious about a lot of different subjects but in general I would say, forms of art and learning how things work on the inside. If I can’t seem to grasp what makes something tick it tends to grab my attention. My hobbies include Martial Arts and writing.
Jacket Paul Smith – T-Shirt Saint Laurent – Hat Demure // Jumper Acne Studios – Trousers Paul Smith – Socks Marni – Shoes Zipper Amsterdam
What were you doing before answering these questions and what will you be doing after? To be honest I was just watching Pose on Netflix and afterwards I’m heading out to help a friend prepare some things for their birthday party. What’s the most difficult thing you have ever done? Be there for someone who can’t accept that they need someone.
Top and Trousers Giorgio Armani – Socks Marni // Blazer Ami – Top Acne Studios
Who is someone you admire and why? I guess there are a few people I really admire and look up to, number one is definitely my mom but I’d really like to name Roderik, he is one of my many mentors but alongside everything he taught me, he showed me how to share even when you have nothing, and I believe that is the most valuable lesson I know. What is an issue or cause you are passionate about? I’m very adamant about human rights issues and environmental change, I really believe all of us severely underestimate the impact we have on the world around us if that may be all the plastics we use or a few words we speak to someone vulnerable, in the end, it is all about respect to me. If you hang around me long enough, you will probably find me ranting about one of our many issues or slap someone on the wrist.
Jumper Marni – Shirt Comme Des Garçons – Trousers Acne Studios // Jacket Paul Smith – T-Shirt Saint Laurent – Trackpants Comme Des Garçons – Socks Marni – Sneakers Zipper Amsterdam